Oregon Coast Historical Sites

Octopus Tree

Clatsop County is rich with historical heritage. Cannon Beach, Seaside, Astoria, and surrounding areas offer an abundance of sites to visit, discover, and explore.

Cannon Beach: Cannon Beach Historical Society; Ecola State Park; Les Shirley Park Beached Whale Site

Seaside: Lewis and Clark Salt Works Site

Warrenton/Hammond: Fort Stevens State Park and Fort Stevens Historical Area; Fort Clatsop National Memorial

Astoria: Astoria Column; Clatsop County Historical Society Museum; Flavel House Museum; Heritage Museum; Uppertown Firefighters Museum; Columbia River Maritime Museum; Astoria’s Children’s Museum; and Fort Astoria

Tillamook County, too, offers its historical heritage.

Garibaldi: Garibaldi Museum

Tillamook: Naval Air Museum; County Pioneer Museum; Cape Meares Lighthouse; and Tillamook Forest Interpretive Center

Cape Meares Lighthouse and Wildlife Refuge: This area also offers, the Arch Rocks National Wildlife Refuge, and the Octopus Tree. www.capemeareslighthouse.org


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